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Adequate modes of Christian baptism

There are a variety of opinions on how Christian baptism should be performed or administered. Who should do it, where should it be done, by whom and in what circumstances?  In recent times, Roman Catholicism experienced an internal controversy particularly in America in which people changed the words used in baptism so that the Roman …

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Christian discipleship baptism

Christian Baptists teach “believer's baptism”, that one should only baptize those who profess faith in Jesus Christ as their Saviour.  In practice, this means that they baptize adults and do not baptize infants. The problem with this is that the Bible does not teach this.  A second problem is that these Baptists baptize only Christians …

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Christian usefulness

The usefulness of Christians is paramount. It is not enough to listen to sermons and to worship God, but God expects us to be useful. "Faith without works is dead." James 2:20,26 Jesus' Sermon on the Mount – Matthew, Chapter 5 Immediately after the Beatitudes Mat 5:3-11, in which Jesus documents the characteristics of godly …

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The Resurrection and the Last Day

Many books have been written about the future of the world and of the Christian Church. The global panic about climate change, pandemics, famine, warfare and international migration is the secular equivalent of a similar panic among religious people. This panic is not surprising to those who know the Christian Bible. The concept of "moral …

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The usefulness of Bible exegesis

This is the second blogpost in my current series on Bible exegesis for beginners. You may want to begin at the beginning. The first blogpost was to help you load an essential Bible tool on to your computer, which you can consult at anytime even when you are not on the internet. I plan to …

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Bible Exegesis for Beginners

A Happy New Year to all my readers. Last New Year I posted Do you know the Doorman? This is a very important question and your answer is even more important. January is the door to the New Year and Jesus Christ is the Door to heaven and a new life. We learn from Him …

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A Summary of the Old Testament in the Christian Bible

Today is the 50th anniversary of my completing the reading of the Christian Bible for the first time as a 16 year old. I have re-read it daily ever since. Wondering how best to commemorate this day, I decided about a month ago to complete my brief online summary of the Bible. It is fitting …

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95 years – Happy Birthday, Your Majesty

Today is the 95th birthday of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, only days after the death and burial of her husband of 73 years. She has served her country well and overseen a period of tremendous change in the life of Britain and the British …

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